God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.— Eric Liddell
Delightful Olympian quotations
I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast.
Love conquers all," Aphrodite promised.
"Look at Helen and Paris. Did they let anything come between them?" "Didn't they start the Trojan War and get thousands of people killed?" "Pfft. That's not the point. Follow your heart.
The potential for greatness lives within us all.
"We're staying together," he promised. "You're not getting away from me. Never again."
Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it.
Hestia shook her head. "I am here because when all else fails, when all the other mighty gods have gone off to war, I am all that's left. Home. Hearth. I am the last Olympian
'You're Dionysus,' I said. 'The god of wine.' Mr. D rolled his eyes. 'What do they say these days, Grover? Do the children say "Well duh!"?' 'Y-yes, Mr. D.' 'Then, "Well, duh!" Percy Jackson. Did you think I was Aphrodite, perhaps?' 'You're a god.' 'Yes, child.' 'A god. You.'
This is Buford,” Leo announced. “You name your furniture?” Frank asked.
This is Annabeth,” Jason said. “Uh, normally she doesn't judo-flip people.
You're cute when you're worried, your eyebrows get all scrunched together.
Rachel: They asked me a lot of questions about you. I played dumb. Annabeth: Was it hard?
Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work
I'd missed Annabeth probably more than I wanted to admit.
It's all about the journey, not the outcome.
Blowfish, did you say?" "Ah, no. Blofis, actually." "Oh, I see," Poseidon said. "A shame. I quite like blowfish.
What horrible things would you have to do in your life to get woven into Hades's underwear?
I am never, ever, going to make things easy for you, Seaweed Brain. Get used to it.
You drool when you sleep.
Wow," Thalia muttered. "Apollo is hot." "He's the sun god," I said. "That's not what I meant.
With Great power comes great need to take a nap
That’s us,” he said. “Those five nuts right there.” Which one is me?” I asked. The little deformed one,” Zoe suggested. Oh, shut up.
"Monkey bars," Annabeth said. "I'm great at these." She leaped onto to the first rung and started swinging her way across. She was scared of tiny spiders, but not of plummeting to her death from a set of monkey bars. Go figure.
I found myself staring at her, which was stupid since I'd seen her a billion times. Still, she seemed so much more mature. It was kind of intimidating. I mean, sure, she'd always been cute, but she was starting to be seriously beautiful.
The artist has a duty to be calm. He has no right to show his emotion, his involvement, to go pouring it all out at the audience. Any excitement over a subject must be sublimated into an Olympian calm of form. That is the only way in which an artist can tell of the things that excite him.
Green grass breaks through snow, Artemis pleads for my help, I am so cool.
Hope survives best at the hearth.
Never put an age limit on your dreams.
And it was pretty much the best underwater kiss of all time.
Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.
If Annabeth's mother was Athena, the goddess of wisdom, then why didn't Annabeth know better than to fall off a cliff?
Aphrodite,” [Annabeth] said. “Venus?” Hazel asked in amazement. “Mom,” Piper said with no enthusiasm. “Girls!” The goddess spread her arms like she wanted a group hug. The three demigods did not oblige. Hazel backed into a palmetto tree.
If you're fail to prepare, you're prepared to fail.
With great power... comes great need to take a nap. Wake me up later.
The world was collapsing, and the only thing that really mattered to me was that she was alive.